Closing Arguments: Party Dialogue Ahead of 2018 Midterms

Today begins the final weekend of the 2018 Midterm Elections. Throughout the year, members of Congress criss-crossed their districts and states making the case for why their constituents should re-elect them on Tuesday. Using Quorum Federal, we took a step back to snapshot the past three months of political dialogue and compare the volume of statements by Democrats and Republicans on the economy, health care, immigration, jobs, President Trump, and taxes.

Republicans increased their volume of dialogue on the economy.

Democrats mentioned health care at a 3:1 ratio compared to Republicans.

Democrats increased dialogue on immigration.

Republicans increased dialogue on jobs.

Republican mentions of President Trump spiked in October.

Democrats ramped up dialogue on taxes.

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